The Environment and Development programme at the University of Copenhagen will teach you how to merge the social and natural sciences.
The programme practices field-based and research-based learning, giving you a holistic and realistic understanding of critical aspects of agricultural development – from soil fertility management to rural livelihood strategies.
The study programme allows you to specialize within crops and foods, forestry and natural resource management, food science, animal husbandry, nutrition or development economics.
The programme gives you career opportunities within the development in developing countries. As an MSc in Environment and Development, you can, among other things:
- become a consultant in a Danish or international organization specializing in the development and/or food, e.g. Danida, the UN’s environment, and agriculture organizations UNEP and FAO or the EU.
- work within research in Denmark or at an international research institution, e.g. at universities, CGIAR institutions, and government research institutions.
- work in a private company dealing with tropical foods and environment.
- find employment with one of the many organizations focusing on developing countries. Recent graduates from the programme are, for example, working with the Red Cross, Fairtrade, CARE, DanChurchAid, and Save the Children, Denmark.
- find employment with companies engaging in fair trade, ecology and global trade, e.g. certification, labeling, purchasing, and sales.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Practising Interdisciplinarity
- Thematic Course: Interdisciplinary Land Use and Natural Resource Management
- Plant Infection and Disease Management
- Tropical Crop Production
- Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility
- Planning Interdisciplinary Research
- Sustainable Agricultural Development Pathways
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesInternational Development Environmental Sciences View 13 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in Denmark
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Environment and Development.
- The Faculty may also admit applicants who, after an individual academic assessment, are deemed to possess educational qualifications equivalent to those required above.
International14780 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7390 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Check the official programme website for potential updates.